Mount Vernon Public Library Unit members Debra Bracey-Harris, left, and Scott Griffith protested outside the library alongside unit members as the library’s annual open house took place inside. Our members wanted to make the public aware that library management has refused to honor the equity clause in their union contract that guarantees them equitable wage increases with CSEA members working for the City of Mount Vernon. While the library unit ratified a new contract fairly recently, workers have not received contractual pay equity.


About Author

Jessica Ladlee is the communications specialist for CSEA's Southern Region. A graduate of Boston University, Ladlee is an award-winning journalist who worked as a newspaper editor before joining the CSEA communications team in 2004. She is passionate about the opportunities unions provide for people to join the middle class, something her grandmother did as a Rockland County CSEA member over 50 years ago.

1 Comment

  1. Denise Singh on

    I would like to order some of those custom made t-shirts and need a few of the poster boards that read “Enough is Enough Contract Now” for our Local Union in NYC –